Multi-disciplinary research at BMSC

BMSC is a leader in multi-disciplinary research, providing a center for collaborative investigation in a diverse array of basic and applied sciences.

Research areas include effects of climate change on intertidal communities, invasive species, energy generation from tidal action, fish physiology, rockfish recruitment on the borders of marine protected areas, evolution and adaptation of form and function across wave exposure gradients, evolution of sex determination in a polygenic system, interactions between ecological processes, natural and sexual selection, and molecular evolution in subtidal marine invertebrates, predicting the occurrence and strength of selection on the rate of adaptation to new environments in stickleback, to name a few.

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2017 2017

University of Victoria

Dr. Heather Alexander

Research Associate

University of British Columbia

Derek Somo

Graduate Student

Dr. Jeffrey Richards


University of Calgary

Dr. Heather Jamniczky

Assistant Professor

Dr. Mindi Summers

Instructor; Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Dr. Sean Rogers

Associate Professor

University of Alberta

Other University

Dr. Dan Bolnick

University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Elizabeth Boulding

University of Guelph

Dr. Heidi Schultz

Assistant Professor
Pacific Lutheran University

JP Hastey

Owner, Nova Harvest Ltd.
Nova Harvest Ltd.

Dr. Mark Lever

ETH Zurich

Dr. Russell Wyeth

Assistant Professor
St. Francis Xavier University,

Dr. Suzie Currie

Professor, Department Head
Mount Allison University